bme 552 retinal prosthesis feb 13 2009

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•2/20/2009 •1 Challenges for a Retinal Prosthesis James Weiland PhD James Weiland, PhD Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering University of Southern California Retinal Prosthesis Team Members Funding National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, National Institutes of Health, Research to Prevent Blindness Senior Investigators Mark Humayun, James Weiland, Wentai Liu, Wolfgang Fink, Armand Tanguay, David Hinton, Yu-Chong Tai, Norberto Gryzwacz, Ellis Meng, Elias Greenbaum, Mark Thompson, Anupam Madhukar, Biju Thomas, Lindy Yow, Gerald Chader, Ione Fine, Rajat Agarwal, Hossein Ameri, Robert Greenberg Students Neha Parikh, Aditi Ray, Adrian Rowley, Brooke Basinger, Leanne Chan, Matthew Behrend, Artak Arkelian, Vivek Pradeep, Devyani Nanduri, Alice Cho, Saloomeh Sati, Sonia Cisneros, Kinon Chen, Tim Nayar Institutions University of Southern California, Doheny Eye Institute, Cal Tech, UC Santa Cruz, North Carolina State University, Argonne National Lab, Oak Ridge National Lab, Los Alamos National Lab, Sandia National Lab, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., Premitec, Inc. Investigators collaborate with Second Sight Medical Products Inc., a for-profit company
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•2/20/2009 •2 Retinal Prosthesis Systems Level Description External camera/image processor detects image and performs conversion and performs conversion to digital information Telemetry link between external and implanted units Implanted unit recovers power and data Implanted unit applies commanded stimulus pattern to the retina via a microelectrode array on the surface of the retina LeRoy’s electrical stimulation of a blind person - 1755 • Brass wire wound around the head • Return electrode attached to right leg
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2009 for the course BME 552 taught by Professor Berger,weiland during the Spring '09 term at USC.

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